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Apple granted patent for accelerometer-aided theft-detection system

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Despite the added risk brought on by Apple's Find My iPhone feature, the iOS handset remains a frequent target for smartphone thieves, thanks to the device's resale value and compatibility with networks around the world. There's not much you can… Go To Full Article

Pentagon wants extreme hypersonic flight

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Extreme hypersonic flight at Mach 20 - or 20 times the speed of sound - would enable the Pentagon to deploy troops anywhere in the world in under an hour. Go To Full Article

VIM 101: a quick-and-dirty guide to our favorite free file editor

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In the world of text editors, there's a plethora of options out there. If you've ever Googled "how to edit HTML sites" or some such, you know what we mean. Allow us, then, to introduce you to VIM, a free… Go To Full Article

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 review: a budget-priced ICS slate with a few too many quirks

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Lenovo got the memo: it's high time the company released a new tablet. With products from Acer, ASUS and Samsung keeping us plenty busy these last few months, Lenovo can hardly expect to stay relevant with the IdeaPad A1 and… Go To Full Article

* What's in the Dalvik cache? *

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I've been flashing CyanogenMod 9 nightlies for months now, and the process to do so has become pretty much muscle memory at this point (if cwm ever changes its menu order I'm screwed). One step of this process has always… Go To Full Article

DARPA Innovation House project wants teams to take imaging data

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Where are the bad guys? The military has eyes and ears everywhere these days, including drones large and tiny, satellites, radar imaging, LIDAR, infrared, thermal and even the enemy's own cellphones. The problem is how to take all that imaging… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy S III available on US Cellular's website tomorrow

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is currently being enjoyed by customers on each of the four national networks in the United States, but what about the regionals? US Cellular, the first of the smaller folks to announce that it's carrying… Go To Full Article

$100 Android console, Ouya, heads to Kickstarter

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Android gaming could be coming to TV screens around the world, as the creators of a $100 developer friendly console that runs on the OS - called Ouya - have headed to Kickstarter to source funds. The… Go To Full Article

Microsoft puts Windows 8 on a stick

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Microsoft has come up with a wizard wheeze that will allow older PCs run Windows 8. Dubbed Windows 8 To Go, Microsoft has stuck the software on a USB stick which boots up when you switch on… Go To Full Article

Kingston Digital Ships Next-generation Secure USB Flash Drive for Consumers

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the second-generation of its popular DataTraveler Locker+ secure USB Flash drive for consumers. The new, lower priced DataTraveler Locker+… Go To Full Article

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